How To Draw a Cow

Moo! Do you want to learn how to draw a cow? If your kids love drawing farm animals, then this cow drawing tutorial is perfect for them.

Just download and print our 3-page step-by-step cow sketch tutorial, follow the steps, and you’ll have a cute cow drawing.

how to draw a cute cow
Let’s learn how to draw a cute cow!

Learn How To Draw A Simple Cow

Drawing is more than a fun creative activity: it plays a big part in kids’ development by enhancing your child’s motor skills. We created this cow drawing tutorial with kids in mind, so kids of any age will be able to become a true artist in a matter of minutes, all while having fun.

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Let kids follow the simple steps to drawing a cow… it is easier than you can imagine!

Easy steps to draw a cow for kids

Follow this easy how to draw a cow step-by-step tutorial and you will be drawing your own cow drawings in no time!

You don’t have to print this tutorial, but we believe it makes it easier for kids to draw when they have a visual guide to follow. When you download & print the three-page drawing tutorial, you will find the following steps:

How To Draw A Cow- Step 1- Text: Let's start! First, draw this shape.
First draw a gumdrop shape.

Step 1

First, draw a square with rounded corners and a smaller top part (look at the drawing for reference)

How To Draw A Cow- Step 2- Text: Add an oval and erase the extra lines.
Add an oval and erase the extra lines.

Step 2


Add an oval and erase extra lines.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 3- Text: Draw a drop shape.
Draw a drop shape.

Step 3


Draw a drop shape on the top part.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 4- Text: Draw a  circle and erase extra lines.
Draw a circle and erase extra lines.

Step 4


Draw a circle and erase extra lines.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 5- Text: Add two circles at the bottom.
Add two circles at the bottom.

Step 5


Let’s draw the hooves! Draw two circles at the bottom of our cow.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 6- Text: Add curved lines to make the legs.
Add curved lines to make the legs.

Step 6


Add curved lines to make the front legs.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 7- Text: Draw the ears.
Draw the ears.

Step 7


Draw the cow’s ears.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 8- Text: Let's add details! Draw circles to make the eyes and nose, and make a horn next to each other.
Let’s add details! Draw circles to make the eyes and nose, and make a horn next to each other.

Step 8


Let’s add details! Draw circles to make the eyes and nose, and make a horn next to each ear.

How To Draw A Cow- Step 9- Text: Amazing job! Get creative and add different details.
Amazing job! Get creative and add different details.

Step 9


Celebrate how well you just drew your cow! Get creative and add different details.

Great job! Your cow looks amazing!

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Let this cute chicken show you how to draw a cute cow!

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How did your cow drawing turn out?

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